Saturday, January 14, 2017

Exceptional Tree: Olivera de Cort - Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Olivera de Cort
Palma de Mallorca
Islas Baleares, Spain

N 39° 34.181 E 002° 39.003

Short Description: 

An olive tree estimated to be 600 to 800 year old is located in the center of Placa de Cort in front of the city hall of Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Long Description:

The Olivera de Cort was taken to Palma from a country estate from Pollença, in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains of Mallorca, Spain. In 1999, it was planted in the center of Palma de Mallorca in the Plaça de Cort as a symbol of "peace and unmovable roots in the land".
Genus/Species: Olea europaea

Height: 23

Girth: 23

Age: 600 - 800 years

Historical significance: 

The tree has become a symbol for Palma de Mallorca and a popular tourist attraction In 2003 it was recorded in a list of unique trees in the Balearic Islands.

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